Monthly Archive: September 2018

Preparing for a Disaster – Keeping Your 4-H Project Animals Safe

Be Prepared and Have a Plan This time last year, we were helping our 4-H friends all over Florida recover from Hurricane Irma.  Hurricane season has been quiet in Florida so far, but that doesn’t mean we need to let our guard down – we still have two more months of hurricane season. So,what would …

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Hitting the Mark – 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteers Ready to Lead!

Ready to Lead Sixteen 4-H volunteers joined ranks with one of Florida 4-H’s largest projects by earning their Level One Shooting Sports Instructor certification September 8.  Training participants included 4-H volunteers and UF/IFAS Extension staff from Escambia, Holmes, Jefferson, Marion, Wakulla, Walton, Union and Alachua counties.  What sets 4-H instructor training apart from other shooting sports …

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It’s Fair Season – a Family Guide to Fair Exhibits

It’s that time of year again – Fair Season!   I can just smell the delicious scents of midway foods and see and hear the lights and squeals on carnival rides?  But to most 4-H families, fairs go way beyond food and rides.  During fair season, youth throughout the state dress up with pride in their 4-H …

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